Tethered drones could expanding shipping horizons

In April at a DISA event in Baltimore we joined the crowds gathered around the AT&T booth with a big 16-rotor drone suspended from the ceiling. In addition to being eye-catching, they had a cool story. The tethered drone provided the equivalent of a cell tower for an area that had lost infrastructure to a [...]

Maritime operators face “worrying complacency” about cybersecurity

A survey of attendees at the recent Maritime Cyber Risk Forum in London revealed ongoing challenges when it comes to cybersecurity on the high seas with 89% of respondents agreeing with the statement that there is a worrying level of complacency about cyber attacks in the maritime industry. An equal number attributed the complacency to [...]

Maritime cybersecurity readiness low for these companies

Maritime cybersecurity follows a trend: larger companies are both more likely to be prepared for an event and more likely to be targeted. But a survey of senior maritime executives shows many medium and small companies are great risk of cyber attacks. The survey, conducted by US-based law firm Jones Walker, polled 126 senior [...]

Uplogix customers transform maritime communications

Uplogix customers BlueTide Communications and Orange Business Services announced a new partnership to transform maritime communications with a suite of services over Ku-band VSAT. The global services network will deliver communications, navigation and asset management services. Orange brings the managed Ku-band capacity with the ability to switch between satellite beams for seamless global coverage. [...]